Cloud Encryption Best Practices for Non-Profits, SMEs, and Enterprises

Cloud Encryption Best Practices

By now, we all know that if we store sensitive data in the cloud or operate any business-critical apps or workloads there, we must use cloud encryption to protect ourselves, our information, and our customers. It helps to break down the cloud encryption best practices by business type, translating technical issues into understandable day to […]

Cloud Encryption and Hurricane Season

Cloud Encryption

Hurricane season is upon us and like all natural disasters, hurricanes have the capacity to demolish homes, destroy businesses, and devastate communities. To protect itself, your business can set up a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solution. The most cost effective BCDR solutions are today in the cloud, often called “Disaster Recover as a Service” […]

Cloud Security for AWS: Your Cloud Encryption Questions Answered

Cloud Security for AWS

At the Amazon Web Services Summit, we met many companies who have deployed (or will migrate) their sensitive projects to the Amazon cloud.  These companies expressed real concerns about the security of their information, and the status of continued compliance with regulations like HIPAA and PCI DSS.  Below, a summary of the questions we were […]

Train Employees about Cloud Data Security: July’s Cloud Security Tip of the Month

Cloud Data Security

Every month, we provide an important tip about data security in the cloud. We have discussed fundamentals like encryption and key management, but for July, the USA’s month of independence, we would like to discuss our interdependence between our cloud data security and our employees. ComputerWeekly recently advised that “teaching employees to be aware of […]

Amazon S3 Server Side Encryption & Software Defined Key Management

Amazon S3 Server Side Encryption

Strong data encryption is a critical line of defense against cyber criminals and spies. Amazon has always taken care of the front lines with their strong infrastructure with security mechanisms like multi-factor access control systems in AWS datacenters, availability zones, built-in firewalls, private subnets, etc. Now, with the addition of Server Side Encryption with Customer-Provided […]

AWS Security: The Shared Responsibility Model

AWS Security

Amazon’s Infrastructure as a Service offering, AWS, boasts an unrivaled global infrastructure. Some of their high-profile customers include Flipboard, Airbnb, and Newsweek, but they serve hundreds of thousands of customers in over 190 countries[1]. AWS operates state-of-the-art, highly-available data centers[2] that provide customers with a framework upon which they can store their data and run […]

Public Cloud Vs Private Cloud Security: June’s Cloud Security Tip of the Month

Private and Public Cloud Security

Credit or debit? PC or Mac? Like or comment? Public or private (maybe hybrid)? Open-ended questions without a wrong answer? Or a different right answer for every situation? Our cloud security tip of the month series has covered the basics like cloud encryption, key management, regulatory compliance, key rotation and disaster recovery. This month, we […]